Television: Your Own ETV Station

Never have Americans had more TV channels to choose from — and never has the choice been so generally mediocre. Last week the Columbia Broadcasting System displayed a new device that could turn any TV set into the equivalent of a home movie projector and screen. The viewer could thus play his favorite movie or opera or hear an educational lecture whenever he pleased.

In the CBS system, the original material would be commercially transferred onto a new type of film. Home viewers would then insert cartridges of the film in a...

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